By Christina Grube & Napoli Shkolnik PLLC (MASS TORT NEWS) - The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GOA) confirmed that the Department of Defense (DOD) must legally phase out its use of the PFAS-based Aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) by October of 2023. The change comes after a 2021 military investigation re-categorized the group of manmade chemical compounds … [Read more...] about U.S. Military to End Nationwide Use of PFAS Foam
By Christina Grube (MASS TORT NEWS) - The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation met on Thursday, Sept. 29th in St. Louis Missouri for the fourth time in 2022. A week later, the seven judge panel released rulings on actions associated with 11 of the 12 cases discussed. The panel created three new MDLs, denied two requests for consolidation, denied four plaintiff requests … [Read more...] about The JPML Met Last Week – Here’s What They’ve Decided
By Napoli Shkolnik Law and Christina Grube, MTN Correspondent (MASS TORT NEWS) A recent study performed by the Journal of Environmental Science & Technology found that most rainwater to be contaminated with the manmade forever-chemicals Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (collectively “PFAS”), which exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) clean … [Read more...] about Impossible for Humans to Avoid “Forever Chemicals”￼
By Stag Liuzza Law Court link: Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) Products Liability Litigation MDL 2873 Will you pay for PFAS manufacturers' profits? Manufacturers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances – commonly referred to as PFAS or “forever chemicals” – have downplayed the potential risks of widespread PFAS contamination in drinking water systems throughout the … [Read more...] about Who’s Going To Pay For PFAS Contamination in Water and Commercial Food Packaging?